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C Section Risks

6 Myths About C-Sections, Busted

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 04.23.2015 | Parents

Even though nearly a third of births in the U.S. are caesarean sections, it seems there are still misconceptions about the procedure. Just this month,...

Anna Almendrala

More Than Half Of C-Sections Performed In U.S. Aren't 'Medically Necessary' | Anna Almendrala | Posted 04.16.2015 | Parents

Pregnant American women give birth via caesarean section at more than double the rate the World Health Organization recommends. Outcomes for both m...

Babies Born By C-Section Are More Likely To Become Overweight

Posted 12.13.2012 | Parents

(Reuters Health) - Children born via cesarean section are slightly more likely than babies delivered vaginally to become heavy or obese, according...

Catherine Pearson

How Natural Birth May Boost Baby's Brain Power | Catherine Pearson | Posted 08.12.2012 | Parents

Experts generally agree that most healthy, risk-free women should deliver their babies vaginally rather than by cesarean section, as it has benefits f...

New Risk For Pregnant Women Considering C-Section

AP | By LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 10.29.2011 | Parents

WASHINGTON -- New advice for pregnant women: If you're getting a C-section, special inflating boots strapped on your legs may lower the risk of a bloo...